We're hiring 12 month contractors for February for multiple teams within our NHL franchise. The teams that are hiring are NHL Ultimate Team (HUT), Gameplay, NHL Online. If you have a preference for one of these teams, please have it listed on your resume.
EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connection of millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. Innovation, passion, and team-work is at the heart of everything we do. With studios in Vancouver, Bucharest, and Cologne; we are looking for the brightest talent so we can continue to create experiences that connect with millions of hearts and minds the world over.
On the NHL Team we work on numerous title updates to bring thousands of new changes to our users regularly. In this role you will work with Producers, Development Directors and Technical Leads to lead the development of bug fixes, game changes, and new features into the game across all different modes of NHL.
Responsibilities: Write specific or multi-purpose code for areas such as:
Game Mechanics -- Gameplay, AI, player control, animation systems, physics, and scripting systems.
Core Engine -- Graphical rendering, networking, user interface, memory and performance optimization on computer hardware.
Tools and Libraries -- World editors, video and audio tools, software performance analysis systems, database systems, and general purpose game development libraries.
Completed a B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field.
Strong working knowledge of C++
Experience in object-oriented design and implementation.
Demonstrated knowledge of good software engineering practices.
Knowledge of memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimization.
Knowledge of how to use a debugger to solve complex problems.
Experience with another programming language(s) (C#, Java) and platforms (tablets, game console) is a major plus.
Knowledge of HTTP communication and RESTful services is a plus.
Knowledge of source code management: CVS, Subversion, Git and/or Perforce is a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.
Excellent detail-oriented, problem solving skills.
Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions.
Dependability and commitment to projects/tasks.
About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.